Incomplete Engagement: U.S. Foreign Policy Towards the Republic of South Africa, 1981-1988

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This text provides an analysis of the Reagan administration's South African policy. Using both official sources and interviews with those decision-makers closest to this controversial policy, the book aims to get to the roots of what exactly Constructive Engagement was trying to achieve and how this strategy was implemented. Providing a case study of the wider US foreign policy issues, the book should appeal to those who wish to learn more about what happened during the 1980s debate, and what the results of this policy fight were.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationAldershot
Number of pages339
ISBN (Print)1859722784
Publication statusPublished - 1996


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